Appeared (as "Hon. Jim Hackler, County Chairman") in "The County Chairman" on Broadway. Comedy (revival). Written by George Ade
. Directed by Sam Forrest. National Theatre: 25 May 1925-Jun 1936 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Arthur Allen, Philip F. Broughton, Lyster Chambers
(as "Riley Cleaver"), George Christie
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[a story he told fans each year at the Delaware County (OH) Fair Little Brown Jug Stakes for pacers, which as a devoted harness-racing fan he attended annually] I grew up in the city not far from a burlesque theater and my father cautioned me not to go there because I might see something I shouldn't see. So, of course, when I got old enough I went right in, and sure enough I saw something I ...
His famous monocle was no affectation, but actually corrected an eye deficiency. "No point having two window panes where one will do," was always his explanation.
Wearing a monocle
The Monocle from Georgia